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Definitions for abominable
əˈbɒm ə nə bəlabom·inable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abominable, detestable, execrable, odious(adj)

    unequivocally detestable

    "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

  2. atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable(adj)

    exceptionally bad or displeasing

    "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

Wiktionary

  1. abominable(Adjective)

    Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1340.

  2. abominable(Adjective)

    Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.

    Note: ... informs us that in her time (15th century), "abomynable syght of monkes" was elegant English for "a large company of friars". -

    Etymology: * First attested in 1340.

  3. abominable(Adjective)

    Very bad or inferior.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1340.

  4. abominable(Adjective)

    Disagreeable or unpleasant.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1340.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abominable(adj)

    worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable

    Etymology: [F. abominable. L. abominalis. See Abominate.]

  2. Abominable(adj)

    excessive; large; -- used as an intensive

    Etymology: [F. abominable. L. abominalis. See Abominate.]

Freebase

  1. Abominable

    Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley Joel. Despite the title, the antagonist of the film is the cryptid Bigfoot. The film premiered on April 10, 2006 in New York City. The music is scored by Lalo Schifrin, which patterned on Les Baxter's score to The Beast Within.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abominable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abominable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of abominable in a Sentence

  1. Jean Baudrillard:

    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth -- either epileptic or dead.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Always be just and honest so that every time you look at the mirror you don’t see an abominable creature on it!

  3. Jim Orr:

    Its not going to be all superheroes all the time. Thats not necessarily going to be everyones cup of tea, when we have films like Abominable, Yesterday, Good Boys, Good Boys, were bringing a lot of different people into the theaters and thats good for everyone. Thats good for the entire industry.

  4. Robert Cecil:

    We hear much of a decent pride, a becoming proud, a noble pride, a laudable pride. Can that be decent, of which we ought to be ashamed? Can that be becoming, of which God has set forth the deformity? Can that be noble which God resists and is determined to abase? Can that be laudable, which God call abominable.

  5. Tom Margerison, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza:

    Report writing, like motor-car driving and love-making, is one of those activities which almost every Englishman thinks he can do well without instruction. The results are of course usually abominable.

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  • بغيضArabic
  • ненавистен, отвратителен, противенBulgarian
  • abominableCatalan, Valencian
  • abscheulich, verabscheuungswürdig, monströs, riesig, verhasstGerman
  • abomenaEsperanto
  • abominable, aborrecibleSpanish
  • خجالت آورPersian
  • abominableFrench
  • घिनौनाHindi
  • utálatos, gyűlöletes, förtelmes, undorítóHungarian
  • abominabileInterlingua
  • abominabileItalian
  • מתועבHebrew
  • ಅಸಹ್ಯKannada
  • 가증스러운Korean
  • abōminābilisLatin
  • abominabel, verschrikkelijk, afschuwelijk, afstotelijkDutch
  • avskyeligNorwegian
  • plugawy, niegodziwy, ohydny, odrażającyPolish
  • abominável, terrível, enorme, execrável, péssimoPortuguese
  • abominabil, detestabilRomanian
  • отврати́тельный, отвра́тный, проти́вный, гну́сный, га́дкий, омерзи́тельный, ненави́стныйRussian

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